Latest Treaty Updates: Greece


Treaty Update: Barbados - Greece

11/11/2015

Barbados and Greece discussed the possibility of signing a DTA on November 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Greece

18/2/2015

At its meeting on January 30, 2015, Belgium's Cabinet approved the pending DTA Protocol signed between Belgium and Greece.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Greece

10/2/2015

At its meeting on January 30, 2015, Belgium's Cabinet approved the pending DTA Protocol signed between Belgium and Greece.


Treaty Update: Greece - United Arab Emirates

14/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Greece completed its domestic ratification procedures on February 4, 2014, in respect of the DTA signed with the United Arab Emirates, publishing a notice in its Official Gazette on February 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: San Marino - Greece

9/7/2013

The Government of San Marino on June 26, 2013, announced the signing of a DTA with Greece.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Greece

28/2/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA Protocol between Switzerland and Greece entered into force on January 17, 2013, and will be effective retroactively from January 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Greece - Various

24/12/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Greece on December 17, 2012, ratified the pending DTA Protocols the nation signed with Belgium and Switzerland.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Greece

17/8/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Greece and Switzerland signed a Protocol to further amend their 1983 DTA, on August 2, 2012.


Treaty Update: Greece - Azerbaijan

4/5/2012

The Greek government has recently confirmed that the DTA signed between Greece and Azerbaijan was has now been ratified, and was published in the nation's official Gazette on February 25, 2012.




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UK Gov't Amends View On DTA Residence Articles 1/12/2015
UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs has announced a change of view on the interpretation of the company residence articles in 16 double taxation agreements.

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Gibraltar Expands Its Tax Info Sharing Network 8/2/2013
Gibraltar's Minister with responsibility for financial services, Gilbert Licudi has signed three new Tax Information Exchange Agreements on behalf of the territory in London, with Poland, Greece and India.

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Switzerland, Greece To Conclude Swift Tax Deal 13/11/2012
Following consultation with the relevant parliamentary committees, the Swiss Federal Council has adopted the mandate for negotiations on a withholding tax agreement with Greece.

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Swiss, Greek DTA Amendments In Force 2/1/2012
The Swiss Federal Department of Finance has announced that the Protocol of Amendment of November 4, 2010, to the double taxation agreement between Switzerland and Greece has recently entered into force.

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Luxembourg, Cyprus To Launch Talks On DTA 22/7/2011
Luxembourg’s Finance Minister Luc Frieden recently conducted an official visit to Cyprus at the invitation of his Cypriot counterpart Charilaos Stavrakis, with the talks focussing on strengthened fiscal cooperation by means of a future bilateral tax agreement.

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EU Launches Multi-Year Review Of Cross-Border Taxation 23/12/2010
The European Commission has published a Consultation, which marks the commencement of a comprehensive multi-year review of the major cross-border issues faced by EU citizens, and proposes solutions for them.

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Switzerland, Greece Amend Double Tax Pact 8/11/2010
The Swiss government has announced that it has signed a protocol to the convention for the avoidance of double taxation and fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income with Greece, signed originally on June 16, 1983.

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Switzerland, Greece Initial DTA 29/3/2010
It has recently emerged that Switzerland and Greece have initialled a revised bilateral double taxation agreement between the two countries, extending administrative assistance in tax matters in accordance with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s standard.

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NZ Emissions 'Tax' Attacked 15/3/2010
The ACT New Zealand Party, a member of the country’s present coalition government, has continued its opposition to New Zealand’s new carbon emissions trading scheme, calling it a tax that will increase inflation in the economy.

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Hong Kong Property Taxes Reviewed 16/3/2010
Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, John C Tsang, made the traditional post-budget speech at the Joint Business Community Luncheon on March 12 and, in particular, reviewed the tax measures taken to increase the transaction cost of property speculation so as to reduce the risk of a property bubble being created.

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Orascom Loses Algerian Tax Appeal 12/3/2010
Egyptian telecom company, Orascom Telecom, has announced that its Algerian subsidiary, Orascom Telecom Algérie, has received a rejection to its appeal, made in December last year, against the notice for taxes and penalties it had received from the Algerian tax authorities the month previously.

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Switzerland, Slovakia Initial Revised DTA 12/3/2010
It has recently emerged that Switzerland and Slovakia have initialled a revised bilateral double taxation agreement, containing the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s standard on tax information exchange.

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UK Budget To Hit The Rich 12/3/2010
Wealthy individuals may have less than two weeks to put plans in place to reduce the tax impact of the Chancellor’s pre-election Budget, warns PKF Accountants and business advisers.

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BVI To Review Taxes And Fees 15/3/2010
British Virgin Islands Prime Minister, Ralph O’Neal has said that the territory will run a budget surplus during 2010, although the government still intends to review indirect taxes and fees on financial services.

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Germany Approves Liechtenstein TIEA 15/3/2010
Germany’s Cabinet has recently approved a bill pertaining to the bilateral tax information exchange agreement with Liechtenstein.

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UAE Completes VAT Study 12/3/2010
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are inching closer to the introduction of a value-added tax.

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Malaysia Not Cancelling GST 12/3/2010
After a government meeting, Malaysia’s Second Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, has rejected any suggestion that the proposed introduction of a goods and services tax has been cancelled.

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Australia Promised Full Debate On Tax Review 15/3/2010
Following indications that the Australian government was thinking of a delay to the release of the Henry tax review, the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, has now confirmed that it will be issued in good time for a full debate on any proposed tax changes.

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IRS Offers Help To Struggling Taxpayers 14/3/2010
The US Internal Revenue Service has announced several additional steps it is taking this tax season to help people having difficulties meeting their tax obligations because of unemployment or other financial problems.

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Baucus Seeks Trade Preference Reform 15/3/2010
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is leading efforts for reform of US trade preference programs accorded to developing countries.

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Jersey Riding Out Onshore Storm 15/3/2010
Jersey will overcome the evolving challenges being faced by offshore international financial centres, Geoff Cook, Chief Executive of Jersey Finance, told participants at a Breakfast Briefing in London.

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OECD Urges Fiscal Policy Shift 12/3/2010
Governments must now gear their economies towards jobs, international competitiveness and increasing the tax-take, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has said in its latest ‘Going for Growth’ report, analyzing the next step for recovering economies.

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Tax Relief For California Storm Victims 11/3/2010
The State of California’s Franchise Tax Board on March 9 announced special tax relief for California taxpayers affected by the recent severe winter storms that started in January.

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Belgium's Kilometer Tax Opposed 11/3/2010
The Humanist group cdH of the Walloon parliament in Belgium has rejected the idea of a road tax levied per kilometre travelled, advocating instead the introduction of an inclusive road tax disc, which could then be modified to take certain environmental criteria into account.

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Amazon Retaliates Against Colorado 11/3/2010
Amazon.com cut ties with its Colorado affiliate marketers on March 8 after the US state forged ahead with its plan to introduce a mandatory Internet sales tax on e-businesses with an annual turnover exceeding USD100,000.

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